What is WEIGHT?

N (chiefly in New England) a private way is onelaid out by the local public authorities for the accommodation of individuals and whollyor chiefly at their expense, but not restricted to their exclusive use, being subject, likehighways, to the public easement of passage. See Metcalf v. Bingham, 3 N. H. 459;Clark v. Boston, C.0& M. It. Co., 24 N. H. 118; Denham v. Bristol County, 10S Mass. 202; Butchers’, etc.,Ass’n v. Boston, 139 Mass. 290, 30 N. E. 94.

More On This Topic



Link to This Definition

Did you find this definition of WEIGHT helpful? You can share it by copying the code below and adding it to your blog or web page.
Edited and fact checked by James: Google +